A pensioner has been left seriously injured after a road crash in Co Down.
A woman in her 80s was injured in a one-vehicle collision on the Bangor Road in Newtownards on Thursday evening.
One man aged in his 50s has been arrested and is helping police with their inquiries.
The Bangor Road, Ards remains closed following a one vehicle road traffic collision this evening. A woman in her 80s has been taken to hospital after being struck by a car. Her condition is described as serious. A man in his 50s has been arrested and is in police custody.
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A Police Service of Northern Ireland spokesman made an appeal for witnesses.
“Inquiries are continuing and police would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have dashcam footage available to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 776 17/1/19,” he said.